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Cynegetica; or Essays on Sporting

Author: Blane, William
Price: $275.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: John Stockdale
Year Published: 1788
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Slipcase
Binding: Full-Leather
Title continued, "Consisting of Observations on Hare Hunting Together with An Account of the Vizier's Manner of Hunting in the Mogul Empire " (India). Contemporary full tree calf with the front hinge split but binding still solid. Gilt decoration in the spine panels and a black title label with bright gilt letters, some wear at the bottom of the spine, gilt dentilles along the edges of the boards. This is believed to be the first book in English to discuss hunting in India. Wonderfully clean and tight inside, with no foxing or browning.And no prior owner maris. Protected in a slipcase with a paper having profuse ducks.
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